E-edition08-08-2019

Grand Opening of the CRST Veterans Memorial Park

Debates flush out policy suggestions in sound-bites that not everyone fully comprehends


Round two of the democratic debates revealed more snapshots into the variations the democratic candidates have on policy and legislative actions to address major concerns held by the American people. At the top of the list for most of the candidates is the healthcare issue, with some candidates supporting healthcare for all and others preferring a combination of private and […]

Hazards of teaching the Lakota Language


Originally published in Native Sun News Today on July 10, 2019 Mahto Luta was a Lakota warrior who lived near the close of the Nineteenth Century. He was the last of his line to have one name to identify himself; thereafter his male children, and their male children, would bear the surname of Red Bear their entire lives. Eventually this […]

Tiospaye Topa Registration

Registration will be held from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm MDT in the following communities: Tuesday, August 13 – White Horse – Community Building Wednesday, August 14 – Eagle Butte – Cultural Center Thursday, August 15 – Swiftbird – Community Building Registration will be held from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm MDT at Tiospaye Topa School on Monday, August 19th. Sports meeting will be held […]

Free ASL Workshop offered at Oglala Lakota College

A workshop for sign language is being offered free to the public on August 8th and 9th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oglala Lakota College. ASL Tutor, Ms. Rocel P. Gonzalez will be conducting the sessions. For further information call 605-218-1604 or email: franche1216@yahoo.com

State & National News

Ty Tuff Goat Tying Challenge coming to the SD State Fair HURON, SD – For the first time, the Ty Tuff Goat Tying Challenge is coming to the South Dakota State Fair on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in the North Arena with $3,000 added money. In the past, the Ty Tuff Challenge has only been hosted in North Dakota and […]

A sailor’s life


On the sailboat at night, the wind woos the rigging, slips in through the hatches and sweeps over your body — a welcome relief from the heat that hovers in the night air. Waves lap along the port and starboard, bounce the dingy trailing off the stern, and rock the boat from side to side – orchestrating a harmonious lullaby. […]

Lawn and Garden Tips


Hello everyone and thank you again for your continued support and interest. Today I will cover your leafy green crops as they are first to grow and first to end production. Leafy Greens Leafy greens are your cabbage, lettuce varieties, beets (yes beets since the tops can be eaten) and spinach. Most of your Leafy greens planted in May should […]

Slowing the spread of Zebra Mussels


August 2, 2019 It doesn’t get much better than spending a summer day on a lake or river in South Dakota. Recreating on the water always seems to be the perfect backdrop for family memories and laughter. It’s one of the great things about our state. But when we launch our boats into the water, it’s important to remember that […]


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